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Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world. ---->>>

The shortest distance between two points is a straight line. ---->>>

Eureka! - I have found it! ---->>>


Nationality: Greek
Born: 287 BC
Die: 212 BC
Occupation: Mathematician

Archimedes of Syracuse (; Greek: Ἀρχιμήδης; c. 287 – c. 212 BC) was a Greek mathematician, physicist, engineer, inventor, and astronomer. Although few details of his life are known, he is regarded as one of the leading scientists in classical antiquity. Generally considered the greatest mathematician of antiquity and one of the greatest of all time, Archimedes anticipated modern calculus and analysis by applying concepts of infinitesimals and the method of exhaustion to derive and rigorously prove a range of geometrical theorems, including the area of a circle, the surface area and volume of a sphere, and the area under a parabola (wikipedia)